Sep 08, 2020 · A sonar scan of sunken German WWII warship cruiser "Karlsruhe" that had been observed 13 nautical miles from Kristiansand in Norway, according to Statnett, is seen in this undated handout obtained ...
30 July: The first allied bombing of Karlsruhe does not cause damage to property of persons. Further attacks in the year occur in the peripheral areas. 1941. 6 August: The first casualties of Karlsruhe in WWII are recorded. An overnight British bombing attack kills 27 and injures 9. 3 September: A large air raid on Karlsruhe kills 73 and wounds ...
The Karlsruhe now has the distinction of being the longest WWII wreck in Norwegian waters, but as she lies so deep there are no plans to salvage her. Most read The body of WWII airman that was found dangling from a tree but which turned out to be a moss covered vine
Karlsruhe was a light cruiser, the second member of the Königsberg class, and was operated between 1929 and April 1940, including service in World War II.She was operated by two German navies, the Reichsmarine and the Kriegsmarine.
- 6 November 1929
- 174 m (571 ft)
- 20 August 1927
- 32 knots (59 km/h; 37 mph)
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Oct 03, 2020 · A team of Polish divers say they have found almost intact the wreckage of German World War II steamer Karlsruhe, which was bombed by Soviet planes and sunk in the Baltic Sea in April 1945, killing ...
The Karlsruhe, a 174-metre light armoured cruiser, was the last of the big German World War II-era warships to remain missing – until its wreckage was found on June 30. The wreckage of the ship, sunk by a British submarine in 1940, was discovered around 11 nautical miles (20 km) off Kristiansand, Norway, during a routine inspection of ...
Karlsruhe has an industrial harbour (established 1901). Its post-World War II economic rehabilitation was stimulated by the building of a nuclear reactor and research centre (1956) and pipelines to Marseille and Strasbourg, in France, and to Ingolstadt, on the Danube. Oil refineries were established nearby on the Rhine with special harbour ...
Karlsruhe was destroyed by 38%, depending on the calculation basis. On April 4, 1945, the French 1st Army occupied the city with little resistance thanks to the initial bravery and generosity of British and American troops, the latter of whom simply took it back and added it to the their occupation zone and to the state of Baden-Württemberg.
Karlsruhe is the seat of the German Federal Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht) and the highest Court of Appeals in civil and criminal cases, the Bundesgerichtshof. The courts came to Karlsruhe after World War II, when the provinces of Baden and Württemberg were merged.
Karlsruhe was founded in 1715 by Karl Wilhelm, Margrave of Baden-Durlach. After 1771, it was the capital of the duchy of Baden. The old part of Karlsruhe was laid out as a vast semicircle with the streets converging radially upon the elegant 1752 ducal palace. The city has an old and esteemed university.